Woodrow Wilson Quotes

Who is Woodrow Wilson?

Thomas Woodrow Wilson was the 28th President of the United States.

Born December 28, 1856
Died February 03, 1924

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“A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.”

Woodrow Wilson

“A nation which does not remember what it was yesterday, does not know what it is today, nor what it is trying to do. We are trying to do a futile thing if we do not know where we came from or what we have been about.”

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“America lives in the heart of every man everywhere who wishes to find a region where he will be free to work out his destiny as he chooses.”

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“Freedom exists only where people take care of the government.”

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“Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.”

Woodrow Wilson

“How is the schoolmaster, the nation, to know which boy needs the whipping?”

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“I come from the South and I know what war is, for I have seen its terrible wreckage and ruin. It is easy for me as President to declare war. I do not have to fight, and neither do the gentlemen on the Hill who now clamor for it. It is some poor farmer's boy, or the son of some poor widow - who will have to do the fighting and dying.”

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“I have found one can never get anything in life that is worth while without fighting for it.”

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“I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.”

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“I would rather belong to a poor nation that was free than to a rich nation that had ceased to be in love with liberty.”

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“I would rather lose in a cause that will some day win, than win in a cause that will some day lose!”

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“If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.”

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“If a man is a fool, the best thing is to encourage him to advertise the fact by speaking.”

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“If I am to speak ten minutes, I need a week for preparation; if fifteen minutes, three days; if half an hour, two days; if an hour, I am ready now.”

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“If the colored people made a mistake in voting for me, they ought to correct it.”

Woodrow Wilson

“If you want to make enemies, try to change something.”

Woodrow Wilson

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“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.”


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“Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.”

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“Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.”

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“Movies are like writing history with lightning.”

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“Never attempt to murder a man who is committing suicide.”

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“No man can rationally live, worship, or love his neighbour on an empty stomach.”

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“No nation is fit to sit in judgment upon any other nation.”

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“No society is renewed from the top and every society is renewed from the bottom.”

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“Some people have a large circle of friends while others have only friends that they like.”

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“The difference between a strong man and a weak one is that the former does not give up after a defeat.”

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“The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.”

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“The seed of revolution is repression.”

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“The use of a university is to make young gentlemen as unlike their fathers as possible.”

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“The world has a habit of going on.”

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“There is a power so organized, so subtle, so complete, so pervasive, that they had better not speak above their breath when they speak in condemnation of it.”

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“You say you love your children above all else and yet you are stealing their future in front of their very eyes.”


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